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Psychosocial aspects of a deadly epidemic
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Contents:||Introduction : from awareness to action : psychosocial support and holistic healing in the fight against ebola and other epidemics / Judy Kuriansky --
A model for psychosocial support in emergency epidemics : an adjunct to existing guidelines based on feedback from locals and responders / Carmen Valle --
Holistic intervention : a community association for psychosocial services facing ebola in Sierra Leone / Edward Bockarie --
Mental health and psychosocial support for children in the ebola epidemic : UNICEF Child Protection / Susan Bissell --
Women in the ebola crisis : response and recommendations from UN Women / Daniel Seymour --
Cultural competence in the time of ebola / Mohammed Nurhussein --
Survivors of ebola : shift from stigma to hero / Mariama Jalloh and Judy Kuriansky --
The impact and trauma for health care workers facing the ebola epidemic / Nira Shah and Judy Kuriansky --
Poverty and economics in the wake of ebola : an escalated strain on psychosocial coping / Sarah Netter and Judy Kuriansky --
Tears that never dry : personal observations on the emotional tragedy of the ebola epidemic and lessons learned / Joseph Jimmy Sankaituah --
Ebola : our story / Sosthène Nsimba and Ritah Nyembo --
Children and young mothers facing the ebola epidemic in Liberia / MacDella Cooper --
The diaspora reacts to the ebola virus crisis : emotions and actions / Morlai Kamara --
Thrust into the spotlight : Liberian immigrants dealing with ebola and other stigmas / Bernadette Ludwig --
Psychosocial care for ebola patients : the response of Doctors without Borders/Médecins sans frontières / Ella Watson-Stryker --
Children and ebola : a model resilience and empowerment training and workshop / Judy Kuriansky, Yotem Polizer, and Joel Zinsou --
Supporting a public education response to stem the panic and spread of ebola : help for the national ebola helpline operators / Diddy Mymin Kahn, Jeffrey Bulanda, and Yeniva Sisay-Sogbeh --
Psychosocial support for a burial team : help for young men helping their country / Judy Kuriansky --
Psychological trauma as a fundamental factor hindering containment of the ebola virus : workshops for professionals and paraprofessionals / Sheri Oz --
Combating stigma and fear : applying psychosocial lessons learned from the HIV epidemic and SARS to the current ebola crisis / Miriam Y. Vega --
The psychosocial and interpersonal impact of the SARS epidemic on Chinese health professionals : implications for epidemics including ebola / Chan Kit Ling, Chau Wai Wai, Judy Kuriansky, Joel C. Zinsou, Janet Leung, and Sookyong Kim --
Combating ebola through public enlightenment and a concerted government work plan : the case of Nigeria / Cyprian Heen --
Awareness and education about ebola through public health campaigns / Rebeka Ndinda Ngewa and Judy Kuriansky --
The United Nations and psychology NGOs respond to ebola / Judy Kuriansky --
Integrating psychosocial and mental health principles into policy and planning for the prevention and management of epidemics and disasters : rationale, review, and recommendations for the global agenda / Corann Okorodudu and Judy Kuriansky.
|Series Title:||Practical and applied psychology.|
|Responsibility:||Judy Kuriansky, editor ; foreword by Ambassador Angelo Antonio Toriello.|
"The book is useful for faculty and practitioners of psychology or medicine, as well as individuals in social work, education, and public health. Its key strengths are the presentation of a strong
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